Carla is a member of the Johnson & Johnson Government Affairs & Policy (GA&P) policy team where she manages a variety of global regulatory policy issues across the pharmaceutical, consumer and medical device sectors including importation, harmonization, and biosimilars. Regularly convening and leading cross functional team on key issues, Carla works regularly with partners in legal, privacy, regulatory affairs, and supply chain. She leads on global policy issues related to digital and emerging technology for GA&P and is the co-lead of the Digital and Emerging Technology Platform Team.
Carla was previously a part of the Federal Affairs team where she led on FDA matters and supported the oncology and immunology portfolios and worked for Janssen’s Global Regulatory Policy and Intelligence team where she was the US policy lead on topics including clinical trial innovation, patient engagement, expedited approval pathways, disease interception, and combination products. Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Carla was an attorney and team leader in FDA's Office of the Chief Counsel where she advised the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research on legal and policy issues, working closely with the Offices of Policy and Legislation.
Carla is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis and has a JD from Yale Law School and an LLM from Georgetown University Law Center.